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Bureau of Customs website hacked

Posted on Tuesday, 25 June 2019 04:09 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The Bureau of Customs (BOC) on Tuesday said its official website has been broken into and defaced by hackers. On Monday evening, the agency’s website header read...

PH experiences longest day of the year due to summer solstice

Posted on Friday, 21 June 2019 08:20 PM | No Comments
The country experienced a total of 13 hours of daylight hours due to the summer solstice. According to the Space, Science, and Astronomy Section of the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and...

California police department unveil crime-fighting police robot

Posted on Wednesday, 19 June 2019 05:10 PM | No Comments
Police in Southern California are turning to technology in order to fight crime by deploying a robot out on to the streets to keep a watchful eye over public area....

U.S. regulators say some Boeing 737 MAX planes may have faulty parts

Posted on Tuesday, 4 June 2019 11:28 AM | No Comments
The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration on Sunday (June 2) disclosed a new problem involving Boeing Co’s grounded 737 MAX, saying that more than 300 of that troubled plane and an...

11 Filipino startups join tech exhibition in Taiwan

Posted on Thursday, 30 May 2019 06:24 PM | No Comments
TAIPEI, Taiwan – Twenty-five (25) countries showcase their respective innovations in the biggest tech exhibit in Asia – InnoVEX 2019 – happening at Taipei World Trade Center from May 29...

Huawei asks U.S. court to declare defence bill ‘unconstitutional’

Posted on Wednesday, 29 May 2019 05:08 PM | No Comments
China’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd said on Wednesday (May 29) that it has filed a motion for summary judgement in its lawsuit against the U.S. government, in the telecoms equipment...

National Privacy Commission probes online lending apps for rude practices

Posted on Thursday, 23 May 2019 04:31 AM | No Comments
The National Privacy Commission (NPC) is conducting a probe on 48 online lending applications for allegedly shaming borrowers who failed to pay their balances on time. Based on over 400...

Cyber security expert cautions PH telcos amid Huawei crackdown

Posted on Tuesday, 21 May 2019 08:24 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – Major telecommunication companies in the Philippines should exercise caution amid the ban imposed by the United States (US) on Chinese tech giant Huawei, a cybersecurity expert said....

Attention space geeks: Senate OKs bill creating the Philippine Space Agency

Posted on Monday, 20 May 2019 07:25 PM | No Comments
The senate has approved on third and final reading a bill seeking to establish a Philippine Space Agency. On Monday (May 20), the Senate voted 18-0 in favor of Senate...

Purchased Huawei products will function properly on our network—PLDT

Posted on Monday, 20 May 2019 06:04 PM | No Comments
PLDT Inc. assures its customers who bought Huawei devices that the purchased products will function properly in the PLDT-Smart network. READ: Existing Huawei devices safe from Google app restrictions—Android In...